Apple’s iPad Mini shortages will soon be resolved
Shortages of Apple’s iPad Mini could be lessened by the appointment of a third display panel manufacturer, an arrangement said to be underway
Apple’s iPad Mini supply woes could soon be over via the appointment of a third display manufacturer, according to sources inside Asia.
Apple is struggling to meet consumers’ demands for its iPad Mini. Unable to produce enough tablets, it’s looking likely Apple will miss its predicted sales forecast of 10 million units sold in Q4 (combined iPad 4 and iPad Mini sales).
The appointment of a third display manufacturer would help the company combat this issue head on and seriously ramp up production of its latest iPad 4 and iPad Mini devices.
DigiTimes is reporting that Apple is now in the final stages of appointing a third manufacturing partner that will help offset the difficulties currently besieging production of its iPad Mini devices.
The report neglects to confirm who the third OEM is and whether the deal will be place in time to ramp up production of Apple’s newest iPad devices in the run up to Christmas.
Demand for Apple’s latest slates has been massive ever since they first launched in November. The company since then has confirmed that it sold in excess of three million inside the first week of launch.
Expect to see another bump in sales at Christmas for Apple’s iPad Mini, which should ensure the company an excellent close to 2012.